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If socks are the new ties, could umbrellas be the new totes? Between bright florals, cheeky plaids, psychedelic mushrooms, and vibrant butterflies, these graphic parapluies have turned what was once merely a rainy day necessity into a statement-making accessory. Better yet, they rob you of any excuse for carrying a solemn, utilitarian black shield overhead.

Luigi Borrelli, the Ialian company best known for its custom shrits, keeps polka dots subtle on a backdrop of moss green. $295; 212-644-9610

Etro took this mixed florarl Liberty print straight off its spring runway, where the pattern showed up on dresses and skirts. $270; 212-317-9096

Pare Umbrella's whimsical mushrooms on chocolate is a top seller at the Manhattan boutique Blue Tree. $125; 212-369-2583

Brella Bar, which stocks scores of high-end broillies, counts a citrusy one with a butterfly print among its most cheerful. $260; 212-813-9530

Jack Spade created a yellow, geren, and red tartan umbrella that is equal parts preppy and downtown cool. $185; 212-625-1820

Burberry's chic new minimalist design features the company's looping signature logo across a black backgound. $225; 866-586-0499


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